A performance by the Inbal Dance Theater in 1964. (Moshe Pridan/Israel National Photo Collection/Wikimedia Commons)

Jewish Theater & Dance Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish theater and dance?

From Yiddish theater to Israeli folk dance, performing arts are a key part of Jewish self expression. How much do you know about Jewish theater and dance?

Question 1 of 10
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Question 2 of 10
Who is credited with bringing Yiddish theater from Europe to America?
Question 3 of 10
Dance is a prominent expression at which of these Jewish lifecycle events?
Question 4 of 10
"The Murder of Isaac," a play by the Israeli playwright Motti Lerner, is about what?
Question 5 of 10
Which biblical king performs an ecstatic dance before the ark as it was brought to Jerusalem?
Question 6 of 10
What was the earliest Broadway play featuring Jewish characters?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these biblical women is associated with dance?
Question 8 of 10
In the 18th century, which group of Jews introduced ecstatic dancing into Jewish ritual and worship?
Question 9 of 10
Which Shakespearean play has received the most criticism for being anti-Semitic?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: The rabbis in the Talmud issued bans forbidding theater, which they considered a sinful waste of time.

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